BVI To Benefit From 4th OECS Climate Change Sem...

ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Delegates from the Virgin Islands are in St. Vincent and the Grenadines attending the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’...

Rehabilitation Efforts Taken To Church As Inmat...

ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Four inmates from Her Majesty’s Prison participated in a worship service at the New Life Baptist Church last weekend as part of...

Push for film sector

BRIDGETOWN -- Government has established a Film and Digital Media Commission with the aim of helping the budding film industry to develop further.

Telling People Good Things Day

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Community Development Division within the Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development will join with gl...

Minister Of Tourism Meets With Owner Of Innovat...

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Honourable Asot Michael, with a view to bringing sustainable investment to the agro-industries in Antigua and Barbuda, met y...

New Ambassadors To Participate In Moving Nation...

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Honourable Gaston Browne, on Friday welcomed four new ambassadors into the country’s...

Just squatters

BRIDGETOWN -- Six Men’s residents who are complaining about expansion work at Port Ferdinand Marina have no case – they are squatters.

ONDCP Graduates Twelve New Law Enforcement Offi...

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy recently held a Graduation ceremony where twelve (12) new recruit...

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  • BVI To Benefit From 4th OECS Climate Change Seminar
    BVI To Benefit From 4th OECS Climate Change Seminar

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Delegates from the Virgin Islands are in St. Vincent and the Grenadines attending the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Fourth Climate Change seminar.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Rehabilitation Efforts Taken To Church As Inmates Deliver Selections
    Rehabilitation Efforts Taken To Church As Inmates Deliver Selections

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Four inmates from Her Majesty’s Prison participated in a worship service at the New Life Baptist Church last weekend as part of ongoing rehabilitation efforts at the penal institution.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Workplace Readiness Sessions Rescheduled For Tuesday Sept. 23

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Young persons in Virgin Gorda are encouraged to attend the Workplace Readiness Sessions to take place this Tuesday, 23 September, ahead of the upcoming Job Fair.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Public Asked To Exercise Caution On Blackburn Highway

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Public is asked to exercise caution as the Ministry of Communications and Works will be commencing work along the Blackburn Highway; between the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the East End park from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. tonight.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Education Stakeholders To Unite For Annual Back To School Service

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Government officials, parents, principals, teachers, and students are expected to usher in the new school year in unity, praise and worship when the Ministry of Education and Culture hosts its 8th Annual Back to School Church Service.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Closure of Public Offices

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- The Human Resource Department advises the general public of the closure of all Government Offices on Thursday September 18, 2014 at 12 p.m.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Top Ten To Tackle Pit-Stop September Safari

    BRIDGETOWN (BRC) -- A day of hard-fought competition is in prospect this Sunday (September 21) when the top 10 crews in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship points standings face off in the Carter's Pit-stop September Safari.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Expresiones Autorizadas De La Secretaria De Gobernación Ingrid Vila Biaggi

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- “Luego de la intensa experiencia de los pasados años en el servicio público, es momento de llevar mi empeño a otros confines para continuar aportando al país.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Gobernador Acepta La Dimisión De Ingrid Vila

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla informó hoy la dimisión de la secretaria de la Gobernación, Ing. Ingrid Vila, efectiva el próximo viernes, 19 de septiembre de 2014.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Push for film sector

    2014-0917-bb-dn-stephen lashleyMinister of Culture Stephen Lashley.BRIDGETOWN -- Government has established a Film and Digital Media Commission with the aim of helping the budding film industry to develop further.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Telling People Good Things Day
    Telling People Good Things Day

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Community Development Division within the Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development will join with global leaders who attended the Coady International Institute in celebrating the "7th Annual Telling People Good Things Day" on Wednesday.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Minister Of Tourism Meets With Owner Of Innovative Agro Industry (IAI)
    Minister Of Tourism Meets With Owner Of Innovative Agro Industry (IAI)

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Honourable Asot Michael, with a view to bringing sustainable investment to the agro-industries in Antigua and Barbuda, met yestarday with Mr. Luis Vicente Cavalli owner of Innovative Agro Industry (IAI) and the LR Group.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • New Ambassadors To Participate In Moving Nation Forward
    New Ambassadors To Participate In Moving Nation Forward

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Honourable Gaston Browne, on Friday welcomed four new ambassadors into the country’s diplomatic service.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Just squatters

    2014-0917-bb-dn-Kelman 2712 DevonishThis picture shows how the excavation ends only a few feet from surrounding homes with the upscale Port Ferdinand in the background.BRIDGETOWN -- Six Men’s residents who are complaining about expansion work at Port Ferdinand Marina have no case – they are squatters.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • ONDCP Graduates Twelve New Law Enforcement Officers
    ONDCP Graduates Twelve New Law Enforcement Officers

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy recently held a Graduation ceremony where twelve (12) new recruits on completion of a twelve (12) week intensive classroom and physical training programme received their certificates of completion and appointment on 9th September 2014.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Stinging Rihanna

    2014-0917-bb-dn-rihanna recentRihanna.BRIDGETOWN -- ​Rihanna may have been the victim of domestic violence, but she certainly isn’t pulling any punches with United States television giant CBS.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Caribbean Maritime Institute To Offer Three Full Tuition Scholarships
    Caribbean Maritime Institute To Offer Three Full Tuition Scholarships

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC) has funded a team of Port Consultants out of Jamaica to give the Antigua and Barbuda Government advice on the Port Development Modernization Project.  The delegation is comprised of the Executive Director of the Caribbean Maritime Institute Dr. Fritz Pinnock, the Honourable Noel Hylton LLD. (Hons.)  Business Consultant and Ms. Karen Adair Port Consultant. 

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Cancelled policy saves Sun General

    2014-0917-bb-dn-Sun-General-InsuranceBRIDGETOWN -- Vigilance by one insurance company has saved it from being caught up in the car loan scam now under investigation by police.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Help held up by land dispute

    2014-0917-bb-dn-Kelman 2712 DevonishPearline Downes listening to Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development Denis Kellman while chairman of the RDC Michael Allamby (in background) looks on. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)BRIDGETOWN -- A land dispute that was highlighted when a social report was done by the Rural Development Commission (RDC) on Pearline Downes’ home is what prevented it from being repaired after it was damaged by Tropical Storm Tomas.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Progress seen despite uncertainties on electoral issues

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Head of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) Dr. Roger Luncheon today stated that Government along with the Political Opposition, are both aware of the factors that cannot see the holding of National and Local Government Elections together.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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  • Local Celebrity Anthony Romeo Bryson Taking Steps To Conquer The American Dance Scene

    2014-0916-aw-anthony-romeo1Anthony Romeo Bryson.MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. -- At only 24 years old, Anthony Romeo Bryson has already made a name for himself as a celebrity dancer, host and entertainer, winning numerous singing and dancing competitions on his native island of Aruba.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Scotland’s September 18 Referendum: Its Consequences

    LONDON, England -- If the people of Scotland vote for independence from the United Kingdom on September 18, they will be buying a one-way ticket to their own misfortune, and with consequences that will go beyond their borders affecting Commonwealth countries.

    Saturday, 13 September 2014
  • Another Reason To Shout “WAHOO” During The November Smackdown V At The Bimini Big Game Club Resort And Marina

    2014-0903-gcar-Playboy-Playmate-Shawn-DillonShawn Dillon.ALICE TOWN, Bimini -- A Florida girl with a love of diving and fishing, Shawn Dillon also happens to be the February 2013 Centerfold in Playboy Magazine.

    Thursday, 04 September 2014
  • Authorities Analyzed Vulnerability Of Caribbean SIDS at ECLAC Event During The Samoa Conference

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- Authorities from several Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and experts from the United Nations discussed today the critical factors that underpin the vulnerability of Caribbean SIDS, during the Third International Conference on SIDS being held this week in Samoa.

    Thursday, 04 September 2014
  • Alicia Bárcena Received Honoris Causadoctorate From University Of Oslo

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, today became the first Latin American woman to be awarded an honoris causa doctorate by the University of Oslo, Norway, along with another 16 men and women from various disciplines and nationalities.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • Alicia Bárcena Recibió Doctorado Honoris Causaen La Universidad De Oslo

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, se convirtió hoy en la primera mujer latinoamericana en ser investida como doctora honoris causa en la Universidad de Oslo, Noruega, junto a otras 16 personalidades, hombres y mujeres, de diferentes disciplinas y nacionalidades.

    Tuesday, 02 September 2014
  • ECLAC Hosts A Regional Consultation On Accountability For The Post-2015 Agenda

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- Today, representatives of the region’s Member States and United Nations experts meeting at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile, advocated a strengthening of existing regional mechanisms for the implementation and accountability of the post-2015 development agenda.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • CEPAL Acoge Consulta Regional Sobre La Rendición De Cuentas De La Agenda Post-2015

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) --  Representantes de Estados miembros de la región y expertos de Naciones Unidas reunidos en la sede de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), en Santiago de Chile, abogaron hoy por fortalecer los mecanismos regionales existentes para la implementación y la rendición de cuentas de la agenda de desarrollo post-2015.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • 51 Years Later Dr King’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled
    51 Years Later Dr King’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled

    LONDON, England -- I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 – fifty-one years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, “I have a dream” at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Who Will Write Today's Caribbean's History

    LONDON, England -- As far as I can determine, few if any of the current group of Caribbean Prime Ministers, or opposition leaders keeps a diary recording events and conversations of importance.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis
    Kamla Is Right: Joint Caribbean Action Vital To Ensure No Health Crisis

    LONDON, England -- Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is right to have called for a special meeting of leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “to take pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety, health and well-being of millions of citizens of the Caribbean region” in relation to the Chikungunya and Ebola diseases.

    Saturday, 23 August 2014
  • Special Outlook Issued To Discuss Results Of Aircraft Reconnaissance Mission
    Special Outlook Issued To Discuss Results Of Aircraft Reconnaissance Mission

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (NHC | 04:50PM) -- An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is continuing to investigate the area of disturbed weather moving over and north of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola.

    Friday, 22 August 2014
  • Special Tropical Weather Outlook
    Special Tropical Weather Outlook

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (NHC | 04:00PM) -- Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the circulation associated with the small low pressure area approaching the Leeward Islands is poorly defined.

    Thursday, 21 August 2014
  • Too Soon To Say A Gulf Coast Hurricane But Development Possible In Caribbean
    Too Soon To Say A Gulf Coast Hurricane But Development Possible In Caribbean

    STATE COLLEGE, PA, U.S.A. (AccuWeather | Aug. 20, 09:12PM) -- While it is too early to say for sure that a hurricane will hit the Gulf coast before the end of August, there may be a threat for the United States and Caribbean islands from the Atlantic in the coming days.

    Thursday, 21 August 2014
  • Canals And The Caribbean
    Canals And The Caribbean

    LONDON, England -- On August 15 Panama celebrated one hundred years of operation of its canal.

    Sunday, 17 August 2014

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  • HBO Brings You A Thrilling Saturday Night With The Exclusive Premiere Of “Captain Phillips”

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (HBO) -- HBO presents the exclusive premiere of the acclaimed drama film Captain Phillips this Saturday, September 20th at 21:00hrs AST* in the Caribbean.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness to be launched

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Association of National Training Agencies (CANTA) will formally launch the CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Hilton Hotel, Trinidad and Tobago.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • HBO Latin America And Disney Media Distribution Latin America Extend Exclusive Film Deal

    MIAMI, FL, U.S.A. (HBO) -- HBO Latin America announced today a five-year extension of its current agreement with Disney Media Distribution Latin America, which offers Disney’s animated and live-action films to HBO subscribers everywhere in the region, excluding Brazil.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Scotland’s September 18 Referendum: Its Consequences

    LONDON, England -- If the people of Scotland vote for independence from the United Kingdom on September 18, they will be buying a one-way ticket to their own misfortune, and with consequences that will go beyond their borders affecting Commonwealth countries.

    Saturday, 13 September 2014
  • Wellness revolution’ continues at CARICOM Secretariat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Headquarters of the Caribbean Community, the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday commenced  a week of activities to commemorate Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) 2014  and to sustain the ‘wellness revolution’ that began in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in September 2007.

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • Marijuana Tourism Debate At State Of The Industry Conference

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CTO) -- The notion or reality of marijuana tourism will be discussed at the upcoming State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in the USVI next week.

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM Consults on Draft Legislation for the CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues its drive to establish a single economic space through the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM SG calls for innovative alternatives to finance SIDS’ development

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Even as the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) examined the issue of financing sustainable development for SIDS in Apia, Samoa, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has posited the need for new and innovative alternatives.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM makes case for sustainable development of SIDS at UN conference

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials at the Third United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) made the case for the peculiar vulnerabilities of SIDS to be considered when the international community formulates economic policies for those countries.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • Política Climática Y Gestión Del Agua Se Dan La Mano En El Caribe
    Política Climática Y Gestión Del Agua Se Dan La Mano En El Caribe

    PUERTO ESPAÑA, Trinidad (IPS) -- En el Caribe existe una creciente preocupación porque el cambio climático genere una intensificación del ciclo hidrológico a escala global, por lo que varios actores trabajan para que el tema se incluya en los planes de Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos (GIRH).

    Thursday, 04 September 2014
  • CARICOM Kicks Off Government Procurement Consultations

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Secretariat has convened three regional consultations to discuss the findings of a major consultancy on government procurement in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • Caribbean Tourism Numbers Growing Fueled By US Confidence
    Caribbean Tourism Numbers Growing Fueled By US Confidence

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CTO) -- The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average.

    Friday, 29 August 2014
  • 51 Years Later Dr King’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled
    51 Years Later Dr King’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled

    LONDON, England -- I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 – fifty-one years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, “I have a dream” at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • STR Reports Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline For July 2014
    STR Reports Caribbean/Mexico Hotel Pipeline For July 2014

    HENDERSONVILLE, TN, U.S.A. (STR) -- The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 167 hotels totaling 28,140 rooms, according to the July 2014 STR Construction Pipeline Report.

    Thursday, 28 August 2014
  • Climate Policy Goes Hand-In-Hand With Water Policy
    Climate Policy Goes Hand-In-Hand With Water Policy

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) -- Concerned that climate change could lead to an intensification of the global hydrological cycle, Caribbean stakeholders are working to ensure it is included in the region’s plans for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

    Thursday, 28 August 2014

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  • La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend
    La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend

    BASSE-TERRE -- C’est le 26 Septembre prochain que la Guadeloupe accueillera son tout premier Startup Weekend !

    Saturday, 02 August 2014
  • Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre
    Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre

    MARIGOT -- La Directrice de l’Office de Tourisme de Saint-Martin, Silviane John, félicite ses homologues de Sint-Maarten et d’Anguille après l’annonce de Copa Airlines le week end dernier qui va augmenter la fréquence de ses vols entre Panama City et Saint-Martin de 2 à 4 par semaine pour finalement proposer 5 vols par semaine à compter du mois de décembre 2014.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations
    On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- On behalf of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille made an official visit to the United Nations June 5-7 to contribute to the Permanent Memorial in Honor of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014
  • 4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe
    4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe

    BASSE-TERRE -- La collectivité régionale est très fière de s’associer pour la deuxième fois à l’Open de golf de Saint-François-Région Guadeloupe, le plus grand tournoi professionnel international de la discipline dans toute la Caraïbe, qui se déroulera du 29 au 31 mai 2014 au golf international de Saint-François.

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014
  • VIe Sommet Des Chefs d’Etats Et De Gouvernements De l’Association Des Etats De La Caraïbe

    BASSE-TERRE -- Suite à l’adhésion officielle de la Guadeloupe à l’Association des Etats de la Caraïbe (AEC) en qualité de membre associé en son nom propre, la Région Guadeloupe participera au VIe Sommet des Chefs d’Etats et de Gouvernements de l’AEC, le.premier auquel prendra part notre territoire en tant que membre associé.

    Monday, 28 April 2014
  • Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife
    Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife

    GRAND CASE, Saint Martin -- Residents and tourists of all ages are invited to learn a little about island wildlife every week, at the booth hosted by the Les Fruits de Mer Association at the Mardis de Grand Case street fair each Tuesday. 

    Monday, 10 March 2014
  • Yacht Agent Yacht Assistance® Represented In Florida At Fort Lauderdale

    MARIGOT -- Yacht Assistance® / Maritime Services, a ship and yacht agency with headquarters in St.Martin-St.Maarten in the Caribbean announced that as from February 10, 2014 they also have a representation in Fort Lauderdale in addition to the many Caribbean Islands, the Mediterranean and other parts of the world.

    Friday, 14 February 2014
  • La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica
    La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sánchez es un pequeño y central distrito comercial en Pequeña Martinica, la diminuta isla que forma parte del estado de Granada y que corre el riesgo de volverse aún más diminuta.

    Thursday, 06 February 2014
  • Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique
    Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sanchez is a small central business district in Petite Martinique, the tiny island that forms part of the tri-nation state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014
  • Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin
    Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin

    MARIGOT (CSTA) -- The Dutch sail training vessel WYLDE SWAN, which is the largest two mast top sail schooner in the world, has sailed on Wednesday January 22, 2014 from the Port of Galisbay Marigot with approx.

    Thursday, 23 January 2014
  • Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014
    Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014

    PARIS, France -- The 2014 Tour de Martinique race was officially presented by the Association Ven Dan Vwèl 972 at the Paris boat show on Saturday, 7th of July with the event ambassador Bertrand de Broc, who has just returned from the Transat Jacques Vabre race.

    Sunday, 08 December 2013
  • Caribbean Energy Transition In The Spotlight In Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE -- The first Caribbean conference on energy transition (CTEC 2013) held last week in Martinique (October 22 and 23) has been hailed a success.

    Saturday, 02 November 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes wins the Ludlow Stewart Award for best multi-purpose terminal at the Caribbean Shipping Association‘s 43rd Annual General Meeting in Panama City, where more than 300 shipping executives from across the Americas attended.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Au cours de la 43ème Assemblée Générale de la Caribbean Shipping Association (C.S.A.) qui s’est tenue du 7 au 9 octobre 2013 à Panama, les 350 représentants du monde du shipping, de la Caraïbe et de la zone Amérique centrale ont mené les réflexions sur la prochaine ouverture (fin 2015) du 3ème jeu d’écluses du Canal de Panama qui permettra le passage de navires de plus de 6000 TEUS.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors
    Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board Unveils New Destination Specialist Training Program For North American Travel Advisors

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board has unveiled a fully integrated multi-media Destination Guadeloupe Islands Specialist training program targeted at North American travel advisors.

    Friday, 11 October 2013

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  • Expresiones Autorizadas De La Secretaria De Gobernación Ingrid Vila Biaggi

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- “Luego de la intensa experiencia de los pasados años en el servicio público, es momento de llevar mi empeño a otros confines para continuar aportando al país.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Gobernador Acepta La Dimisión De Ingrid Vila

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla informó hoy la dimisión de la secretaria de la Gobernación, Ing. Ingrid Vila, efectiva el próximo viernes, 19 de septiembre de 2014.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Federales Confiscan Paquetes Con Dos Iphone 6 Pirateados

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- A finales del mes de agosto, oficiales de operaciones de campo del Negociado de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en San Juan, incautaron varias entregas de mensajería que contenían dos iPhone 6 pirateados, dos celulares Samsung y 319 remplazos de cubierta de iPhone.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • AAA Logra Acuerdos Con Sus Sindicatos

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El presidente ejecutivo de la Autoridad de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AAA), Alberto Lázaro Castro, informó que el lunes, la Junta de Gobierno de la corporación avaló los acuerdos con la Unión Independiente Auténtica y con la Hermandad Independiente de Empleados Profesionales de la AAA, mediante los cuales se obtuvieron las economías requeridas por la Ley 66, conocida como la Ley de Sostenibilidad Fiscal.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • En Camino Las APP De Menor Escala

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Con el propósito de ampliar la base para la reactivación de la industria de la construcción y el desarrollo económico de Puerto Rico, la directora ejecutiva de la Autoridad para las Alianzas Público Privadas, Grace Santana Balado, anunció el martes que se encuentra ante la consideración de la Legislatura una enmienda de ley para la creación de Alianzas Público Privadas de Menor Escala, lo que permitirá el desarrollo de proyectos de menor envergadura de manera expedita.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Alegan Que AGP Busca Desviar La Atención Con Acusaciones Falsas

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El secretario general del Partido Nuevo Progresista (PNP), José Aponte Hernández, catalogó el martes como una “fantasías dirigida a desviar la atención del pueblo’, el alegado vínculo que hace Alejandro García Padilla entre la colectividad estadista y un anuncio sobre la gestión del actual Gobernador publicado el pasado lunes en un periódico nacional.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Legislatura Y Universidad Interamericana Celebran La Obra De Fernós Isern

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- La Asamblea Legislativa y la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico presentarán el miércoles el libro “De médico a Constituyente”, que repasa la biografía y logros del Dr. Antonio Fernós Isern, quien fuera el primer cardiólogo puertorriqueño y la persona con más años de servicio como comisionado residente de Puerto Rico en Washington, con un total de 18 años.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Fiscalizan Fondos De Escuela Vocacional De Las Piedras

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El representante del Distrito 33, Ángel Peña Ramírez informó el miércoles que se reunió con personal de la Escuela Vocacional de Las Piedras para reclamar y dar seguimiento a los fondos asignados para la reconstrucción y modernización del plantel.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Abogan Por Brindar Cursos De Prevención De Violencia En Las Escuelas

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- Ante el dramático aumento en los casos de violencia domestica registrados este año en Puerto Rico, el representante novoprogresista, Ángel Peña Ramírez, reclamó el miércoles por la aprobación de una medida que establecería la integración de cursos para la prevención y manejo de la violencia, al currículo maestro del Departamento de Educación de Puerto Rico como parte de los requisitos de promoción de nivel preescolar, elemental, intermedio y superior.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Bloqueos De Carreteras Para Este Fin De Semana

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El superintendente de la Policía José Luis Caldero López anunció el miércoles el plan de bloqueos de carreteras para este fin de semana.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Estrenan Sistema De Monitoreo Con Cámaras En Varias Intersecciones

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla anunció el miércoles el inicio del ‘Sistema de Monitoreo Electrónico de Intersecciones y Tránsito’ (SIMONE) que utiliza cámaras y localizadores ubicados en semáforos y conectados a un centro de operaciones, detectará a los conductores que van a exceso de velocidad, rebasen una luz roja o manejen un vehículo sin el debido registro, para luego emitir la multa correspondiente.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Autoridades Hacen De Las Suyas En La “Fiebre” En Isabela

    ISABELA (CNM) -- Las autoridades intervinieron la noche del martes con siete sujetos y un menor en el sector la Recta del Lago Guajataca, en la carretera PR-119 del barrio Planas de Isabela, por supuesto regateo o carreras clandestinas.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • San Juan CBP officers seize two counterfeit iPhone 6 cell phones and other accessories
    San Juan CBP officers seize two counterfeit iPhone 6 cell phones and other accessories

    SAN JUAN (CBP) -- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations officers and import specialists seized in late August two fraudulent iPhone 6 cell phones among other counterfeit phones and cell phone accessories, infringing the intellectual property rights of Apple and Samsung.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Mas Cerca Los Servicios De DTOP Y ACT En Juncos

    SAN JUAN (DTOP) -- El secretario de Transportación y Obras Públicas, Miguel A. Torres Díaz, informó hoy que el próximo viernes, 19 de septiembre algunos de los servicios que ofrecen los Centros del Servicios al Conductor (CESCO) y el registro de AutoExpreso visitarán el Municipio de Juncos. 

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Alza De Daños Por El Bloqueo De EEUU A Cuba
    Alza De Daños Por El Bloqueo De EEUU A Cuba

    HAVANA (IPS) -- Los perjuicios del bloqueo económico de Estados Unidos a Cuba crecieron en el último año, a cuenta esta vez de la concentración de presiones de la Administración Obama sobre un sector particularmente sensible de la economía: la banca.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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  • BVI To Benefit From 4th OECS Climate Change Seminar
    BVI To Benefit From 4th OECS Climate Change Seminar

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Delegates from the Virgin Islands are in St. Vincent and the Grenadines attending the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Fourth Climate Change seminar.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Rehabilitation Efforts Taken To Church As Inmates Deliver Selections
    Rehabilitation Efforts Taken To Church As Inmates Deliver Selections

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Four inmates from Her Majesty’s Prison participated in a worship service at the New Life Baptist Church last weekend as part of ongoing rehabilitation efforts at the penal institution.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Workplace Readiness Sessions Rescheduled For Tuesday Sept. 23

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Young persons in Virgin Gorda are encouraged to attend the Workplace Readiness Sessions to take place this Tuesday, 23 September, ahead of the upcoming Job Fair.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Public Asked To Exercise Caution On Blackburn Highway

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Public is asked to exercise caution as the Ministry of Communications and Works will be commencing work along the Blackburn Highway; between the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the East End park from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. tonight.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Education Stakeholders To Unite For Annual Back To School Service

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Government officials, parents, principals, teachers, and students are expected to usher in the new school year in unity, praise and worship when the Ministry of Education and Culture hosts its 8th Annual Back to School Church Service.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Physician Specialty Clinic Schedule For September

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIHSA) -- The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) and HIMAHEALTH from Puerto Rico wishes to inform the public of the HIMA Physician Outpatient/Specialty Clinic schedule from September 19 - 26.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Community Response Training Moves To Capoons Bay And Carrot Bay
    Community Response Training Moves To Capoons Bay And Carrot Bay

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Residents from Capoons Bay through to Carrot Bay are this week benefitting from the week-long Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, facilitated by the BVI Red Cross and the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Rotary Club Sunrise Of Roadtown Adopts Adina Donovan Home
    Rotary Club Sunrise Of Roadtown Adopts Adina Donovan Home

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Adina Donovan Home is the recipient of a new wheelchair, walker and lifting device donated by the Rotary Club Sunrise of Road Town.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Sargassum Seaweed Poses No Health Threat To The Virgin Islands

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Ministry of Health and Social Development assures the public that the floating seaweed known as Sargassum that has washed up along the beaches and shorelines poses no health threat to the Virgin Islands.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • TVET Apprenticeship Students To Attend Orientation Session

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Students of the Ministry of Education and Culture and the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College Technical and Vocational Apprenticeship Programme are reminded that an orientation session will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 The session will be held at the Marine Centre of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College beginning at 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Registration Now Open For Next Sitting Of The CXC CSEC EXAM

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Registration is now open for private candidates interested in sitting the CXC Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examinations from January 5 – 20, 2015.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Opening Of 2014-2015 Law Year To Be Broadcast Live Tomorrow

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Supreme Court is informing the public that the opening of the 2014-2015 Law Year will be held on Wednesday, September 17.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Hundreds Support Health And Wellness Workforce Walk
    Hundreds Support Health And Wellness Workforce Walk

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Road Town came alive Friday September 12 as hundreds of people took a stance for health and wellness by participating in the Caribbean Wellness Day Workforce Fun Run/Walk.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Public Tender Notice
    Public Tender Notice

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIPA) -- The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (“BVIPA”) invites tenders for:

    Monday, 15 September 2014
  • Premier Smith To Hold Office Hours In Virgin Gorda On Sept. 16

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising residents of the Virgin Gorda community that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will hold office hours on Tuesday September 16 at the Virgin Gorda Administration Complex, Vanterpool Building.

    Monday, 15 September 2014

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WI

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  • Closure of Public Offices

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (SKNIS) -- The Human Resource Department advises the general public of the closure of all Government Offices on Thursday September 18, 2014 at 12 p.m.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Top Ten To Tackle Pit-Stop September Safari

    BRIDGETOWN (BRC) -- A day of hard-fought competition is in prospect this Sunday (September 21) when the top 10 crews in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship points standings face off in the Carter's Pit-stop September Safari.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Push for film sector

    2014-0917-bb-dn-stephen lashleyMinister of Culture Stephen Lashley.BRIDGETOWN -- Government has established a Film and Digital Media Commission with the aim of helping the budding film industry to develop further.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Telling People Good Things Day
    Telling People Good Things Day

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Community Development Division within the Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development will join with global leaders who attended the Coady International Institute in celebrating the "7th Annual Telling People Good Things Day" on Wednesday.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Minister Of Tourism Meets With Owner Of Innovative Agro Industry (IAI)
    Minister Of Tourism Meets With Owner Of Innovative Agro Industry (IAI)

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Honourable Asot Michael, with a view to bringing sustainable investment to the agro-industries in Antigua and Barbuda, met yestarday with Mr. Luis Vicente Cavalli owner of Innovative Agro Industry (IAI) and the LR Group.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • New Ambassadors To Participate In Moving Nation Forward
    New Ambassadors To Participate In Moving Nation Forward

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Honourable Gaston Browne, on Friday welcomed four new ambassadors into the country’s diplomatic service.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Just squatters

    2014-0917-bb-dn-Kelman 2712 DevonishThis picture shows how the excavation ends only a few feet from surrounding homes with the upscale Port Ferdinand in the background.BRIDGETOWN -- Six Men’s residents who are complaining about expansion work at Port Ferdinand Marina have no case – they are squatters.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • ONDCP Graduates Twelve New Law Enforcement Officers
    ONDCP Graduates Twelve New Law Enforcement Officers

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy recently held a Graduation ceremony where twelve (12) new recruits on completion of a twelve (12) week intensive classroom and physical training programme received their certificates of completion and appointment on 9th September 2014.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Stinging Rihanna

    2014-0917-bb-dn-rihanna recentRihanna.BRIDGETOWN -- ​Rihanna may have been the victim of domestic violence, but she certainly isn’t pulling any punches with United States television giant CBS.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Caribbean Maritime Institute To Offer Three Full Tuition Scholarships
    Caribbean Maritime Institute To Offer Three Full Tuition Scholarships

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIS) -- The Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC) has funded a team of Port Consultants out of Jamaica to give the Antigua and Barbuda Government advice on the Port Development Modernization Project.  The delegation is comprised of the Executive Director of the Caribbean Maritime Institute Dr. Fritz Pinnock, the Honourable Noel Hylton LLD. (Hons.)  Business Consultant and Ms. Karen Adair Port Consultant. 

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Cancelled policy saves Sun General

    2014-0917-bb-dn-Sun-General-InsuranceBRIDGETOWN -- Vigilance by one insurance company has saved it from being caught up in the car loan scam now under investigation by police.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Help held up by land dispute

    2014-0917-bb-dn-Kelman 2712 DevonishPearline Downes listening to Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development Denis Kellman while chairman of the RDC Michael Allamby (in background) looks on. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)BRIDGETOWN -- A land dispute that was highlighted when a social report was done by the Rural Development Commission (RDC) on Pearline Downes’ home is what prevented it from being repaired after it was damaged by Tropical Storm Tomas.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Progress seen despite uncertainties on electoral issues

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Head of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) Dr. Roger Luncheon today stated that Government along with the Political Opposition, are both aware of the factors that cannot see the holding of National and Local Government Elections together.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Season for seabob fishing closed

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- The Ministry of Agriculture’s Fisheries Department, has implemented a closed season for Guyana`s seabob (shrimp) fishery.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Cabinet approves over $189M in contracts

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon today reported that Cabinet at its September 16 statutory meeting offered its ‘no objection’ to several contracts totaling over $189M with the largest allocation going towards the construction of a brick prison at Lot 12 Camp Street, Georgetown.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Latest CARICOM News

  • CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness to be launched

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Association of National Training Agencies (CANTA) will formally launch the CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Hilton Hotel, Trinidad and Tobago.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Wellness revolution’ continues at CARICOM Secretariat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Headquarters of the Caribbean Community, the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday commenced  a week of activities to commemorate Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) 2014  and to sustain the ‘wellness revolution’ that began in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in September 2007.

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM Consults on Draft Legislation for the CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues its drive to establish a single economic space through the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM SG calls for innovative alternatives to finance SIDS’ development

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Even as the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) examined the issue of financing sustainable development for SIDS in Apia, Samoa, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has posited the need for new and innovative alternatives.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM makes case for sustainable development of SIDS at UN conference

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials at the Third United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) made the case for the peculiar vulnerabilities of SIDS to be considered when the international community formulates economic policies for those countries.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM Kicks Off Government Procurement Consultations

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Secretariat has convened three regional consultations to discuss the findings of a major consultancy on government procurement in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Monday, 01 September 2014
  • UNSIDS Conference outcome important for CARICOM

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is viewing the Third International Meeting on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) in Apia, Samoa, 1-4 September, 2014 as an important opportunity to engage the international community on the development challenges facing the Region.

    Sunday, 24 August 2014
  • Remarks by Philip McClauren At the Opening Ceremony for the Barbados Consultation On the CARICOM Rapid Alert System on the Exchange of Information on Dangerous (non-food) Consumer Goods (CARREX).

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Salutation! I bring greetings from the CARICOM Secretary General.

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014
  • CARICOM Moves to Harmonize Business Rules in CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has started work towards creating a harmonized framework within which companies and other businesses can be established and operate in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Friday, 15 August 2014
  • Turks And Caicos Student Wins COTA 2014 Essay Competition

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Martha Bohlale Rakuoane, a student of the Helena J. Robinson High School, Turks and Caicos Islands, won the US$1,000 first prize of the Caribbean Organization of Tax Administrators (COTA) Essay Competition 2014.

    Friday, 15 August 2014
  • CARICOM Secretary General Praises Jamaica’s Achievements on 52nd Independence Anniversary

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque lauded Jamaica’s resilience and fortitude in addressing fiscal and economic challenges, as he extended congratulations on the country’s 52nd anniversary as an independent nation.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • COHSOD Endorses Holistic Strategy to Reduce Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- CARICOM’s Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) has approved a Strategy and Plan to reduce the number of adolescent pregnancies in each country of the English- and Dutch speaking Caribbean by at least 20 %, over the five year period 2014 – 2019.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • CARICOM Canada project improving regional flow of CSME information

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- As part of its on-going efforts to advance the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), the CARICOM Secretariat is undertaking a six month project aimed at enhancing the distribution of information about the Single Market’s operations, regulatory systems and arrangements in CARICOM Member States.

    Thursday, 07 August 2014
  • Statement on the Israel Palestine Conflict in Gaza

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) reiterates its call for a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza to bring an end to the hostilities and the appalling bloodshed being caused by the bombardments, shelling and ground invasion.

    Monday, 04 August 2014
  • AIDS 2014:

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Twentieth International AIDS conference is over.

    Friday, 01 August 2014

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  • Bravo Guilty Of Level 1 ICC offence
    Bravo Guilty Of Level 1 ICC offence

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth and final day’s play in the second Test against Bangladesh in St. Lucia on Tuesday.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Watch Live: WI Women V NZ Women
    Watch Live: WI Women V NZ Women

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- The West Indies Women will aim to seal the series today when they take on New Zealand Women in the 3rd One Day International of the ICC Women's Championship.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Shiv Climbs To Third On Batting Table
    Shiv Climbs To Third On Batting Table

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WICB) -- West Indies’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul has returned to the top three of the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following a stellar performance against Bangladesh in the second Test in St Lucia, which finished on Tuesday.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Ramdin - Tamim IQBAL'S Wicket Was Key
    Ramdin - Tamim IQBAL'S Wicket Was Key

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin said that changing Sulieman Benn's end during the Tamim Iqbal-Mominul Haque third-wicket partnership was what swung the St Lucia Test his way.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Brian Lara Assisting Rwandan Cricket
    Brian Lara Assisting Rwandan Cricket

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- This year marked not only the 20th year since Lara first held the Test match batting world record after scoring 375, but it is also two decades since the Rwandan genocide, and Lara is now assisting in developing a ground for budding cricketers in that African country.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Shiv Drives Windies To Massive Lead
    Shiv Drives Windies To Massive Lead

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- Shiv Chanderpaul’s second half-century of the match and third in as many innings, propelled West Indies to a massive lead and left Bangladesh with a Herculean task of saving the second Test.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • WICB Congratulates Sir Hilary
    WICB Congratulates Sir Hilary

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has congratulated Professor Sir Hilary Beckles who has been named the next Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Former WICB President To Be Honored
    Former WICB President To Be Honored

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Immediate past President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Sir Julian Robert Hunte will be honored in his homeland St. Lucia on the opening day of the second Dhaka cricket Test tomorrow.

    Friday, 12 September 2014
  • Ticket Special As Windies Play 500 Tests
    Ticket Special As Windies Play 500 Tests

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- Cricket lovers are in for a special treat as the West Indies cricket team prepares for the 500th Test match in West Indies cricket history.

    Friday, 12 September 2014
  • Windies Squad For 2nd Dhaka Bank Test
    Windies Squad For 2nd Dhaka Bank Test

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) --  The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board announced today the 13-member West Indies squad for the second and final Dhaka Bank Test against Bangladesh, at Beausejour Cricket Ground, St Lucia.

    Friday, 12 September 2014
  • Benn, Brathwaite Achieve Best Rankings
    Benn, Brathwaite Achieve Best Rankings

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WICB) -- Kemar Roach has broken into the top 10 of the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers for the first time in his career after steering the West Indies to a 10-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first Test in Kingstown on Tuesday.

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014
  • Stats Highlights: 1st Dhaka Bank Test
    Stats Highlights: 1st Dhaka Bank Test

    KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (WICB) -- Stats highlights from the first Test of the two-test series between West Indies and Bangladesh, at St Vincent.

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014
  • GCB, WICB Discuss Guyana Schools Cricket
    GCB, WICB Discuss Guyana Schools Cricket

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Representatives of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) and West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) met with Sports Minister, Dr Frank Anthony, and discussed the National School Cricket League.

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014
  • Ambrose Praises Bowlers In Conditions
    Ambrose Praises Bowlers In Conditions

    KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (WICB) -- West Indies bowling consultant Curtley Ambrose has praised the performance of pacer Shannon Gabriel in the first cricket test against Bangladesh which ended on the fifth and final day Tuesday.

    Wednesday, 10 September 2014
  • Windies Complete Victory Over Bangladesh
    Windies Complete Victory Over Bangladesh

    KINGSTOWN, St.Vincent (WICB) -- West Indies defeated Bangladesh by 10 wickets on the 5th and final morning of the 1st Dhaka Bank Test to go 1-0 up in the 2-Test series.

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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